Real Weddings is celebrating it’s 10th anniversary and in honor of this milestone, we are checking back in with our beautiful cover models! We’ve been so lucky to work with over 60 local brides these past 10 years and we’re eager to see where they are now.
Kaboo (middle) graced our Summer/Fall 2012 cover shot at The Greens Hotel by The Goodness.
Where and when did you get married?
My husband and I got married at Catta Verdera Country Club in Lincoln on May 26, 2013.
Any children (fur or human)?
I have 1 human boy, who is 3 years old.
What do you do for a living?
My career is a wedding photographer.
Where are you currently living?
I currently live in Citrus Heights.
What do you enjoy doing locally?
Sacramento has so many beautiful parks and amenities. I love spending my downtime with the family at the Park, Sacramento Zoo, or trying out the local restaurants.
Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give to yourself on your wedding day?
If I could give one [piece of] advice to myself, knowing what I know now, I would have done a trial hair run and hired a true makeup and hair professional. It turned out nice, but it wasn’t my ideal up-do.
What is your favorite part of marriage?
My favorite party of a marriage is knowing that someone loves me unconditionally and looks forward to seeing me everyday – someone that I know I can always count on.
Lastly, how was your Cover Model experience?
I had a great time at the cover model photo shoot. It was a wonderful experience working with professionals in the beauty and wedding industry. Everyone was was very professional and I loved how all the images turned out. It was truly a remarkable and unforgettable experience.
The cover model contest photo shoot Real Weddings Magazine team members who produced this editorial feature include: Morgan Casarez, Danielle Enns, Rhonda Lou Hayden, Jamila B. Khan, Desiree Patterson, Aaron Roseli, Paris Ryan, Gloria Schroeder, Nicole Shebl, Wendy Sipple, Leah Sturgeon and Megan Wiskus.
And, of course, thank you to all the vendors who contributed to our cover model contest shoot. The vendors who participated in our cover model finalist shoot include:
The Greens Hotel
1700 Del Paso Boulevard, Sacramento
Geoff and Lisa Bardot from The Goodness
with special thanks to Francisco Chavira and Michael Lewis
Alma’s Bridal & Tuxedo Boutique
Always Elegant Bridal & Tuxedo
The Bridal Box
Diamond Bridal Gallery
The Clothes Mine Bridal & Formalwear
Enchanted Bridal & Tuxedo Shoppe
It’s All About Me Bridal Boutique
DSW Shoe Warehouse
I Make Beautiful
Galleria at Roseville
Stella & Dot
Stacey Yow, Independent Stylist
HAIR & MAKEUP
LeiLani Miladi, Make-up
Reneé Marquez, Hair
Jamey Amin, Hair
Cait Herrera, Make-up
Laura Milo, Hair
Hair by Laura Milo
Jenifer Haupt, Make-up
Makeup by Jenifer Haupt/
I Make Beautiful
Ambience Floral Design
Accents by Sage
Bella Bloom Flowers
The Big Bang Event Design
Special thanks to our real bride models, Lynn, Kaboo and Kristy, and to all of the professionals who contributed to this feature!
Looking for more Cover Models? Check out the ongoing blog series here!
Blog post by Real Weddings Magazine’s Associate Editor, Emily Peter.
Photos by The Goodness / copywright Real Weddings Magazine.
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